4 Easy Lipless Crankbait Tips For Fall Bass Fishing!

Lipless crankbaits for Fall Bass?! Yes! These Tips will make it so easy that anyone can fish a lipless crankbait with confidence. Crankbait fishing doesn't have to be complicated and Matt makes it incredibly simple by breaking down 3 baits and 4 colors that will work anywhere in the country. (And then he proves it with fish catches from 5 different states!)

Lipless crankbaits are known for their effectiveness in Spring but they're equally effective in Fall. Understanding what attributes make different baits work takes all the guess work out of your fishing. In today's video Matt breaks down three baits (Jackall TN-70, 6th Sense Quake, and Lucky Craft LV-500) and shows how they can be used to cover the entire water column from coast to coast.

After explaining the baits, Matt shows how changing hooks can completely change your fishing experience, then he shows how important proper rod action is when fishing lipless crankbaits. He wraps up with some final tips on blade bait fishing in Late Fall and Early Winter. Below is a breakdown of the baits and equipment Matt discussed in the video.

The Baits...

-Lucky Craft LV-500: http://bit.ly/2aAUUbd

-Jackall TN-70: http://bit.ly/2lqAwjh

-6th Sense Quake 80: http://bit.ly/2Kxt4zm

-Jackall Keeburn Blade: http://bit.ly/2or8sy0

-Damiki Vault Blade: http://bit.ly/2rnO7e2

4 colors- Reflective, Ghost, Bold, Craw

Lucky Craft Colors: Golden Shiner, Chartreuse Shad, Aurora Craw, Clear Water Shad

Jackall Colors: HL Aurora Black, Ghost Minnow, SS Shad, RT Escape Craw

6th Sense Colors: Shad Hammer, Rayburn Ghost, 4K Shad, Delta Craw

Hook Upgrades...

Bladed Hook- VMC Bladed Hybrid (Size 4 or 2): http://bit.ly/2oqWODi

Red- Gamakatsu EWG Treble (Size 4): http://bit.ly/2dmxXK8

Light Wire- Gamakatsu EWG Bronze (Size 4): http://bit.ly/2cZrsbY

Heavy Wire- Owner 3X ST-56 Treble (Size 4): http://bit.ly/2cVg7xW

Split Rings- Owner Hyperwire (Size 3): http://bit.ly/2v8ArBX

Matt's Favorite Lipless Combo...

Rod- G Loomis IMX Pro 845 CBR: http://bit.ly/2og0BmK

Reel- Shimano Chronarch MGL HG: http://bit.ly/2n8DghB

Line- 40 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 15 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Budget-Friendly Lipless Combo...

Rod- G Loomis E6X 845 CBR: http://bit.ly/2G5Bc86

Reel- Shimano Curado 200 K HG: http://bit.ly/2tHewEh

Line- Sunline Assassin Fluorocarbon 15 lb: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm

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3 Crankbait Tricks Every Bass Fisherman Needs To Know Before Fall

Fall crankbait fishing is so much fun! You can catch so many fish and it takes very little effort. Whether you fish once in a while or every day, these quick tips will help you catch way more fish this Fall!

In today's video Matt shows the baits he has the most confidence in between the Summer and Fall. He explains how the different actions trigger fish differently and when to use each style. He goes on to cover specific colors, hook modifications, likely locations, and finally ends with gear recommendations.

If you've ever thrown a deep diving crankbait you know just how much fun it can be! You also know the heartbreak that comes with losing a giant bass as it spits out your crank. Apply Matt's tips this Fall to successfully land more of the big bass that eat your bait.

Below is a breakdown of the baits, colors, and equipment that the guys use for this style of fishing.


-Strike King 10XD: http://bit.ly/2gHT4F0

(Chartreuse Sexy Shad, Sexy Shad, Delta Red)

-Strike King 6XD: http://bit.ly/2ery44M

(Delta Red, Chartreuse Sexy Shad, Sexy Shad)

-Azuma Z Boss 22 and 24: http://bit.ly/2poLKUC

(Grand Shad, Blazing Boss)

-6th Sense Cloud 9 C20 and C25: http://bit.ly/2BQ4uDs

(Shad Fantasy, Wild Shad)

-Berkley Dredger 25.5: http://bit.ly/2I8xOcA

(Boiled Craw, Rusty Shad, Irish Gold)

-Norman DD22: http://bit.ly/2LKB37w

(Chili Bowl, Psycho Shad, Chartreuse Shad)

-Megabass Deep Six: http://bit.ly/2A3clKP

(Fire Craw, Shadow Craw, MB Gizzard, Ito Wakasagi)

Hook and Split Ring Upgrades...

-Gamakatsu EWG Treble Bronze: http://bit.ly/2cZrsbY

-Gamakatsu EWG Treble Red: http://bit.ly/2dmxXK8

-Owner ST-56 3X Treble: http://bit.ly/2cVg7xW

-Owner ST-36 Treble Red: http://bit.ly/2cWpeyw

-Owner Hyperwire Split Rings (Size 3-5): http://bit.ly/2v8ArBX


-Plano Waterproof Deep 3700: http://bit.ly/2xjccls

Preferred Rod Combo...

Rod- G Loomis 906 Crankbait: http://bit.ly/2og0BmK

Reel- Shimano Bantam MGL HG: http://bit.ly/2H44yjG

Line- Power Pro Maxcuatro 20 lb: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- Maxima Ultragreen 15 lb: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

Additional Rods...

-Dobyns Champion 805 CB: http://bit.ly/29OVD4V

-Shimano Curado 7'8" MH: http://bit.ly/2zCjAtd

-Shimano Zodias 7'6" MH Glass: http://bit.ly/2cgmMAe

Additional Reels...

Mid-Range- Curado DC 150 HG: http://bit.ly/2yHtsp4

Budget- SLX DC 150 HG: http://bit.ly/2LWzw2Q

Additional Line...

High End- Sunline Xplasma Asegai 30 lb: http://bit.ly/2OR5i2j

Mid Range- Power Pro Maxcuatro 20-30 lb: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Budget- Power Pro Braided Line 20 lb: http://bit.ly/2aFg46b

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Deep Diving Crankbaits For Early Summer Bass

Anyone can throw a crankbait but do you know how to pick the right baits, colors, or how to use it to trigger bites? Today Matt is on Lake Fork, Texas and he's explaining exactly what you need to know to be a better crankbait fisherman during the post spawn and Summer months.

Matt explains what different baits are used for, which colors produce the best results, and opens up his personal boxes and shows you the exact baits he brought with him on the cross-country trip. With Matt and Tim there are no secrets, they're showing every bait in the box and explaining what they're for.

Below is a breakdown of the baits in the box as well as the rods, reels, and hook upgrades Matt is using for his baits.

The baits...

Strike King 10XD: http://bit.ly/2gHT4F0

Strike King 6XD: http://bit.ly/2ery44M

Azuma Z Boss 25 and 22: http://bit.ly/2poLKUC

6th Sense Cloud 9 C20 and C25: http://bit.ly/2BQ4uDs

-Norman DD22: http://bit.ly/2LKB37w

-Luhr Jensen Hot Lips: Source Locally

Hook Upgrades...

-Gamakatsu EWG (Size 2): http://bit.ly/2cZrsbY

(DD22, 6XD, Hot Lips)

-Owner ST-36 (Size 1 or 1/0): http://bit.ly/2cWpeyw

(1/0 for Azuma 25, 6th Sense C25, or 10XD)

Matt's Favorite "Do Everything" Crankbait Combo...

Rod- Zodias 7'6" Medium Heavy Glass: http://bit.ly/2cgmMAe

Reel- Shimano Bantam MGL HG: http://bit.ly/2H44yjG

Line- 15 lb Sunline Assassin: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm

Matt's Dedicated 10XD/Azuma Combo...

Rod- Dobyns 805 CB: http://bit.ly/2abq8nl

Reel- Tranx 200 HG: http://bit.ly/2Tv0yCy

Line- 15 lb Sunline Assassin: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm


Insane Crankbait Bite! Fishing Lake Fork, Texas!

We're in East Texas and the big bass are biting! Our 3rd stop on this bass fishing adventure is Lake Fork! It only takes a few minutes to discover the shad are spawning on shallow points and the bass are ambushing the baitfish. We put our electronics to work and located a big school with BIG fish in the mix. Out came the crankbaits and the pattern unfolded from there.

May is an awesome time to fish large bodies of water. If there is deep water access you'll almost always find bass in all 3 stages of the spawn. In this case we found a secondary point leading out to main lake structure that had a large school of fish. Some of the bass were heading in to spawn, others were already done and headed back out, but all of them were making a stop to ambush Threadfin and Gizzard Shad as they spawned along the wind blown point.

We've explained in recent videos that the shad spawn is an amazing time to catch big fish that are aggressively feeding in shallow water. Today we put that video to work and caught them on squarebill crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and paddle tail swimbaits. Below is a breakdown of the gear we used to catch these fish.

The baits...

-Biggie Squarebill: http://bit.ly/2ahCzvo

(Gizzard Shad, Abalone Shad, Horizon Shad all have the necessary flash)

-Bling Spinnerbait 1/2 oz: http://bit.ly/2diSwqq

(I Know It, Abalone Shad)

-4.8" Keitech Swimbait: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

-Owner Flashy Swimmer 5/0 Hook: http://bit.ly/2e8O4Y7

Upgraded Treble Hooks...

-Owner ST-36 Size 2: http://bit.ly/2cWpeyw

-Hyperwire Split Rings Size 3: http://bit.ly/2v8ArBX

Matt's Crankbait Combo...

Rod- Zodias 7'2" Medium Heavy Glass: http://bit.ly/2cgmMAe

Reel- Shimano Bantam MGL XG: http://bit.ly/2H44yjG

Line- 20 lb Power Pro Maxcuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ

Leader- 12 lb Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9

CC's Crankbait Combo...

Rod- Dobyns Champion 805CB: http://bit.ly/29OVD4V

Reel- Shimano Curado HG: http://bit.ly/2tHewEh

Line- 15 lb Sunline Assassin: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm


Humminbird Solix 15: http://bit.ly/2Hazsej

Humminbird Solix 12: http://bit.ly/2AE2YDB

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